Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hazards of Injuries in the Healthcare Industry

Healthcare workers have a heavy load to bear day in and day out. With constant lifting of patients of various weights, heights, and sizes, their body takes a toll. They may be lifting them out of ambulances, wheelchairs, gurneys, vans, and other transportation to the hospitals and clinics they work in. During this process, they receive exposure to contamination that could make them sick or worse.

The Hazard of Healthcare Industry Injuries

With germs, infection, viruses, diseases, and bacteria, they could potentially receive an illness or injury that puts them out of work for a few days, weeks, or months. When a healthcare worker is injured on the job, they can file a Workers’ Compensation claim on their injury.Receiving Workers’ Comp would help them with the financial expense of tending to their illness or injury and for the days they are not able to work. If you’ve been injured at work, you...
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The Top On-the-Job Injuries of Machinery

Using machinery every day is a high risk for major injuries on the job. Serious accidents have occurred for workers on Long Island. From power tools to saws, hammers, heat guns, and high equipment machinery, each of these are hazardous enough to cause a major, potentially fatal injury. With the guidance of our Long Island Workers’ Compensation attorney, you can begin the process to receive Workers’ compensation for your injuries.Here’s a list of some of the injuries workers have received on the job:
  • Burns
  • Lifting injuries
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Shoulder and neck
  • Hearing and vision loss
  • Construction
  • Illnesses
  • Broken bones
  • Knee
  • Back
  • Regional pain
With heavy equipment, it could be unsafe to use due to the environment, the stability of the worker (s) around you, and other safety factors. There could be negligent workers who cause an injury, bad practices, no follow through on safety procedures, repairs that are needed on equipment, and no safety protection.The machinery you’re using could be in...
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